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by Matthew Longhorn
February 21st, 2018, 5:19 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Books by gramatical category
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Re: Books by gramatical category

Perfect, thanks Jonathan!
by Matthew Longhorn
February 21st, 2018, 3:54 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Books by gramatical category
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Books by gramatical category

I was wondering whether anyone knows of anywhere that lists the most significant works according to categories such as the imperative, aspect etc I am finally finishing Fantin’s book on the imperative mood and want to find something comparable looking at a different element of Greek grammar. I have ...
by Matthew Longhorn
February 12th, 2018, 10:21 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature

Ah, understood, I definitely went on a tangent then.
Agreed on your point that it is relative, need to remember that. I was just trying to work out whether it is even compatible with things like Revelation, or whether I am just struggling because I don’t understand the genre
by Matthew Longhorn
February 12th, 2018, 8:56 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature

Having not read those I can only Look at it from the perspective of relevance itself. Clark indicates that something that is not true as in fiction can actually be relevant given that the author is working in a context that is understood to be fictional. The audience will still assume that they can ...
by Matthew Longhorn
February 11th, 2018, 3:10 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Relevance theory and apocalyptic literature

I have come across a number of books dealing with biblical issues in the light of relevance theory and am wondering how the notion of relevance fits with apocalyptic literature. Relevance theory that I have read (I am currently going through Billy Clark's book on it) indicates that there is a presum...
by Matthew Longhorn
January 11th, 2018, 9:21 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Schwandt - An Introduction to Biblical Greek: A Grammar with Exercises
Replies: 2
Views: 1433

Schwandt - An Introduction to Biblical Greek: A Grammar with Exercises

Not that I am looking for yet more beginner grammars for Greek, but has anyone had a chance to review this one? If so, any thoughts - Logos doesn't let me see a preview of it and I am simply curious
https://www.logos.com/product/145151/an ... -exercises
by Matthew Longhorn
January 5th, 2018, 8:18 am
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: Relevance theory
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: Relevance theory

Rather than create a new thread I was wondering whether anyone has had more thoughts on this? I have enjoyed Margaret Sims work on ina and hoti using relevance theory and her book “a relevant way to read”. I have also noted with interest Fantin’s incorporation of it into his book on the imperative m...
by Matthew Longhorn
January 3rd, 2018, 11:53 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament

Thanks for that link - interesting read. I was glad to see that it makes use of relevance theory, if only so that I can dig more into it. Since reading Margaret Sims book on ina and oti I have been slowly trying to improve my knowledge of this theory. Out of interest - I think I read somewhere that ...
by Matthew Longhorn
January 3rd, 2018, 5:29 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament

Concise review - glad to hear it. Thanks, just always aware that I come to these books without the danger of uncritically accepting things that may be largely viewed as inaccurate.
by Matthew Longhorn
January 3rd, 2018, 4:24 pm
Forum: Grammars
Topic: Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Fantin - The Greek Imperative in the New Testament

I am just about to start reading Joseph Fantin - The Greek Imperative Mood in the New Testament. I was wondering what the general consensus on this book is (if there is one) amongst the the scholarly community? Is there anything that I should be wary of here?